Cannabis Con Becomes Cannabis Lies

    By Ian Malley, Cannazine Cannabis News

    While PM  David ‘I demand a private life’ Cameron and his deputy Nick ‘I-dont-care-as-long-as-I keep-my-job’ Clegg ramp up their action against otherwise law abiding UK citizens whose only crime is to grow their own cannabis, new evidence from the United States suggests the reason prohibition is so harshly enforced in the UK is to make way for the pharmaceutical industry. And on the strength of the evidence available to us its hard to deny the probability that this could indeed be true.

    It’s an accusation once made of the oil companies who stood to lose so much money if industrial hemp was allowed to be grown and sold on the open market.

    It wasn’t, and now the Pacific ocean is filling up with the scrap plastics produced as a by-product of petroleum exploration. And similarly, as a result of heavy interest in the pharmaceutical industry, the cannabis situation in the United Kingdom is now more mixed up and ambiguous than ever before.

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    On the one hand we have a product which is far, far safer than either tobacco or alcohol, yet the UK government insists on sending mini-vans full of tactical police to UK citizens’ homes in the hope of finding just enough cannabis to make a joint, which then justifies the damage caused by gaining entry.

    The unfortunate citizen has not a foot to stand on. If cannabis exists in the premises, the police have carte blanche to gain entry causing as much damage as is necessary to make the arrest.

    Leaving the home-dweller with a repair ‘tax’ which can run to thousands of pounds.

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    In the meantime GW Pharmaceuticals runs a cannabis grow operation in the south of England covering hectares of ground with glass, growing over 30,000 cannabis plants per crop.

    Cannabis which the Conservative government tells us has no medical worth. So why invest so heavily to grow it if it’s worthless?

    The truth is of course it’s far from worthless. It’s worth quite literally billions of dollars a year, which is why the government simply cannot have people growing their own willy-nilly as the revenue hit is too much to even begin to calculate.

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    Medicinal Cannabis in America

    In America Obama’s administration has gone one step further. Or rather, 55 steps further as its been announced 55 companies in the US now hold government issued permits to grow medicinal cannabis.

    The Drug Enforcement Administration told Legalization Nation in an e-mail last week that 55 unnamed companies now hold licenses to grow cannabis in the United States.

    A fact that contradicts the widespread belief that there is only one legal pot farm in America, operated under the DEA for research purposes.

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    It appears as if the upswing in federally approved pot farming is about feeding the need of pharmaceutical companies who want to produce a generic version of THC pill Marinol and at least one other cannabis-based pill for a wide variety of new uses.

    In other words, if big corporations grow dope with the government and put it in a pill, it’s medicine.

    But if you grow it at home or at a city-permitted pot farm and then put it in a vaporizer, it’s a felony.

    >Read Julie Falco’s story here.

    It’s a weird piece of news that comes at a strange and contradictory time for the drug war.

    As US attornies send threatening letters to states and cities, including Oakland, warning them against “commercial cultivation” of marijuana, the DEA is quietly handing out licenses for commercial cultivation.

    Clearly, governments on both sides of the pond are having a laugh and they’re doing so at your and at my expense.

    Civil disobedience in an ugly brute at the best of times but as countless activists have found out it brings news column inches to a cause struggling for publicity amidst the hypocrisy of politics and big business .

    For instance, when a single citizen gets his or her home raided by the police, who go on to find perhaps a few grams of cannabis, that citizen can feel very alone without the regularly-preached-to-choir to back them up.

    But if 10, or 100 citizens report themselves to the police for growing cannabis in every major town or city, the judicial system would clog up in an instant.

    I’m ready to give up my liberty in a bid to expose the hypocrisy of the cannabis situation in the UK and I know of plenty others who are prepared too.

    Its time for some action, as other means simply don’t work or are ignored, by the people who YOU voted for.

    How does THAT work in a country supposedly run along the lines of a democracy?

    • Daniel Carter

      “I’m ready to give up my liberty in a bid to expose the hypocrisy of the cannabis situation in the UK and I know of plenty others who are prepared too.
      Its time for some action, as other means simply don’t work or are ignored, by the people who YOU voted for.”BEAUTIFUL words Ian -thanks a lot (…now let’s see what’s coming up… high time to Grow up!

    • Maxwood

      1.  Interesting news of the 55 pillmonger companies; you are right about Big pHARMa, though I see a Corporatocratic Tri-Fecta of Big Alcohol, Big 2WackGo AND pHARMa blocking legalisation of my herb.
      Heavily advertised strong beers in large nonresealable containers, etc. are used to promote BINGE DRINKING among youth leading to nicotine addiction:  a.  Someone gives you a $igarette to make it easier to face the frat party drinking;  b.  You inhale “side stream” smoke while drinking;  c.  You follow advice and try to selfmedicate away the HANGOVER “with a $igarette or two”;  days later, behind in schoolwork, you try “a $igarette or two” to help stay awake all night cramming for the BIG TEST.  Hooked for life!  Then after some decades spending thousands a year on $igarettes, you spend your LAST decade buying LIPITOR etc.  “Alcohol is the Running Dog of Big 2WackGo.”>>>>> “Big pHARMa feeds off Big 2WackGo and both fear cannabis.”
      2.  That’s heroic about braving arrest to grow herb, but I have another suggestion for you Ian.  Instead of joining thousands of others in laying out thousands (a Clandestine Growers Tax) for special lighting, fertilizers, window shades, whatever, consider a small workshop with cheap tools making low-temperature ONE-HITTERS (to help cannabis users ELIMINATE unhealthy uneconomic hot burning overdose Joint smoking, servile defeatist imitation of “legal” $igarettes).  Check free manufacturing advice at “Make Smoke Pipes From Everyday Objects”.  Learn, make, sell, teach.

    • Anonymous

      We are witnessing the death throes of prohibition while its advocates make a desperate and frantic last stand, their final frenzy.